The wheelchair with the engine used by the deceased British physicist Stephen Havking It was sold on Thursday for about £ 300,000 ($ 393,000), while it's their doctoral thesis He launched nearly four times what was expected at an auction to raise funds for charity purposes.
Hoking, known for his work in studying the origins of the Universe, died in March, 76, after spending most of his life on a wheelchair.
Some of his things, including essays, medals, awards and a copy of his book "Short History of Time", signed with a fingerprint, were sold online with the letters and manuscripts of Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Alberto Einstein.
Hawking's thesis, "The Expansion of the Universe Properties" of 1965, of 117 pages, was sold for 584,750 pounds, well above the maximum estimate of 150,000 pounds.
Medals and prizes increased 296,750 kilograms, well above the estimated 15,000 pounds, while the red carriage was sold for £ 296,750.
Christie's auction house held an online auction to raise funds for the Foundation Stephen Havking and the Neurone Disease Association Motor.
Stephen Havking was a great personality around the world. He had this incredible ability to connect with people, "said Thomas Venning, Head of the Book and Manuscript Department at the Christie's Auction House in London, England.